Title

Voice of America

Authors

Gwen Thompson

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

2-2014

Pages

55-57

Abstract

To celebrate its 29th year, in this issue of Portland Magazine, the editors have reprinted some classics from their archives, along with new graphics and updates. This article on John Russwurm was originally published in Summerguide 1997. Article includes biographical information about Russwurm’s life, including his childhood in a house that still stands on Ocean Avenue in Portland and his time at Bowdoin College, where he delivered the commencement address. Russwurm worked for a time as an editor of the abolitionist newspaper Freedom’s Journal, before moving to Liberia.

Subjects

John Brown Russwurm

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